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residents carrying away the injured. that is 9 kilometers from the capital. meanwhile, nato has arrived in southern turkey. they are intended for if the violence spills over from syria. a unique art exhibition in paris has raised thousands of dollars for the victims of violence in syria. some of the weapons were brought out her out of the conflict in the country. >> this small but impressive exhibition almost non happen. the growing turmoil meant artists became concerned about where the money raised would end up, but the french organizers, an impromptu group who previously worked in the region, managed to reassure artists from morocco to oman. >> the most important thing is to say to the syrian people you are not alone. this art proves their solidarity. >> the exhibition showcases the work of artists, many of them young, inspired by political and social changes in their region. some have constructed or an -- confronted war and destruction in their lives. >> there is a lot of innocent people being killed, so all this art is going to be sold to raise money. it is a good reason for me to b
will put general john allen ford for the top nato job. tuesday he was cleared of misconduct over a series of emails he sent to a woman in florida. the accusations were made during the sex scandal that forced his former boss, general david petraeus, to resign as cia director. the u.s. defense secretary is poised to lift the ban on women serving in combat. it will open hundreds of thousands of frontline positions to females. officially, this is a major change, but on the ground, women are already involved in combat. >> since the founding of the country, it has been a core u.s. belief only straight men should fight in combat. under the obama administration, the prohibition on being openly gay was lifted. now, with little fanfare, the last restriction -- keeping women on the sidelines will be thrown out thursday. within a year, women who serve in the military -- they make up 14% of the force -- will be eligible to apply for 230,000 new jobs. the reason, the last two u.s. wars. >> there are no frontlines anymore. if you go all the way back to the civil war, you had a front line in the clear ba
was kind of the easy thing. the tough thing was building nato afterwards. wasn't winning world war ii the tough thing? i think it's a revealing little insight into his mind that deep down all this war stuff, that was kind of in the past, and sometimes you had to do it, but that's not really what a real statesman of the 21st century does. international engagement and avoid war at all costs. jon: some have suggested that the policies he pushed or emphasized like, you know, expanding gay marriage, for instance, don't cost anything, don't take money out of the federal budget. >> well, that might be true in some case cans, but again there, i mean, he makes that sound as if there's a universal consensus in the united states that gay rights is of the same standing as the civil rights movement from selma to stonewall. wasn't president obama himself not in favor of gay marriage until six months ago? do you have to believe in same-sex marriage if you believe in the principles of the declaration of independence? i don't think so. i don't think most americans think that's just obviously the right
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